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Current Affairs One Liners: 6 September 2016

Sep 6, 2016 20:00 IST

The one liner of the day covers important current affairs of the day like UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, Ghost Snake Species and 28th ASEAN Summit among others.

• Indian organisation that won the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy- Jan Shikshan Sansthan

• Companies that adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield framework recently- Microsoft, Google and Salesforce

• A newly discovered fish of the genus Tosanoides was in September 2016 named after- Barack Obama

• A team of scientists recently discovered a new Ghost Snake Species of elusive, pale grey reptiles dwelling in- Madagascar

• The women who created a new record in the Women's Hammer Throw at the 65th All India Police Athletics Championship in Hyderabad is – Minakshi from CISF

• Union Government launched the biggest Leprosy Case Detection campaign in the country with an objective - to detect the disease early so that those affected can be saved from physical deformity

• The agrarian mass festival of western Odisha that was celebrated is - Nuakhai

• The country that appointed an ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011, as part of its aims for more productive co-operation is - The United Kingdom

• The 28th ASEAN Summit began in - Laos capital Vientiane

• State High Court that recently launched e-stamping facility- Rajasthan

• Urjit Patel recently assumed charge as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.  He is RBI’s - 24th Governor

• Sunil Godhwani was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of - Religare Enterprises Limited

• The 2016 G20 Summit was recently concluded in – Hangzhou, China

• The country that was recently declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation is - Sri Lanka

• The first Asian to win the Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature is - Bibhuti Lahkar

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